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by the ccc. >>> it is saturday, december 8th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. victor blackwell is off today. we start with a landmark decision by the supreme court. the justices decided to hear two ca cases. joe johns has a look. >> randi, after weeks of speculation the court decided to take up two cases on same-sex marriage. the first one about the defensive marriage act. windsor against the united states. they were married in toronto, canada, in 2007. spire died in 2007 in new york at a time when new york recognized same-sex marriages that were performed outside the state. she was required to pay $363,000 on federal estate taxes on her inheritance that she would not have had to pay that opposite marriages get. so, a pretty clean case here and even the obama administration has already said it doesn't think the constitutionality of the defensive marriage act can withstand a legal attack. the second case the court decided to take on is proposition 8, the california ballot initiative adding a state constitutional amendment in 2008 that said only marriage between a man or woman is valid
. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. victor blackwell is off today. it's 8:00 on the east coast, 5:00 out west. thanks for starting your day with us. we start with syria and a plan for dealing with the country's chemical weapons. president obama has threatened action if chemical weapons are used, and now we have learned that the pentagon is updating military options for the president. we'll have more on the president's red line and the military options in about ten minutes. >>> belize will have to wait a little longer to question former internet mogul john mcafee about his neighbor's murder. a judge in guatemala says mcafee can remain in the country until his immigration case is heard in court. well, that could take another month. mac afee is recovering after be a apparent collapse. he had been on the run for weeks but insists he has nothing to do with his neighbor's death. >>> charlie crist announced friday on twitter he's officially a democrat. crist spoke at the democratic national convention in september as an independent. he ran for the u.s. senate two years ago as an independ
court. i'll talk with them live. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 on the west. thanks so much for starting your day with us. it was supposed to be just for laughs. humor. the listeners with a lighthearted prank. two radio deejays called the london hospital where the duchess of cambridge was being treated and tricked a nurse to get details about her condition. two days later, that nurse, 46-year-old jacintha saldanha, took her own life. leaving behind a husband and two children. and now the deejays who played the prank are off the air. >> they have mutually decided that this show will not return until further notice out of respect of what can only be described as a tragedy. >> cnn's matthew chance has more now on the story generating outrage around the world. >> you know what? they were the worst accents ever. >> reporter: it was meant as a lighthearted aussie prank. even after this, the station issued an apology, the deejays who duped the hospital were making light of it. >> we were sure 100 people at least before us would have tried the
now, welcome back, everyone. i'm randi kaye. victor blackwell is off today. here are five stories we're watching this morning. in our first story a royal prank takes a tragic turn and now two australian radio hosts are off the air. this after the nurse who took a prank call from the deejays about the pregnant duchess of cambridge committed suicide. the nurse who had worked at king eduard xii hospital for two years leaves behind a husband and two children. >>> the tapes which contained information on agents and investigations were accidentally left in a pouch on a subway. it actually happened in 2008, but the tapes never been found and an investigation is under way and changes to agency protocol have already been made as a result. >>> lawmakers demanded answers after the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. well, now they will hear from secretary of state hillary clinton. she will testify before a house committee on a state department report on the september 11th attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the report is expected next
. a special welcome to our troops watching on the american forces network. i'm randi kaye. it's now just about half past the hour. >>> the taliban is claiming speedometer this morning for a deadly attack on a joint u.s. afghan base. it happened in the eastern part of the country. five people were killed, 14 others wounded in the attack, which was launched by suicide bombers and a group of gunmen. nato recently turned over control of the region to afghan security forces. >>> he made a name for himself as an internet pioneer, but now john mcafee is known for being a fugitive, wanted by police in. belize for questioning regarding the murder of his neighbor. mcafee, who's maintained his innocence, has now emerged from hiding and is talking to our martin savage about his life on the run. >> are you afraid? >> wouldn't you be, sir? >> what have these weeks been like? it's been three weeks now. >> it hasn't been a lot of fun. i miss my prior life. much of it has been deprivation. no baths, poor food. here we're in bliss. hot showers, a stove. so we're fairly happy right now. >> how is this going to e
'm randi kaye. >>> we begin this morning in afghanistan where five people are confirmed dead and at least 18 others wounded after suicide bomban
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